anchor capstan


anchor capstan
кабестан

capstan drum — барабан кабестана


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  • Capstan (nautical) — A portion of a model depicting a manual capstan in use. The sailors would coordinate the rhythm of their movements by singing a particular type of sea shanty as they walked around the capstan. A capstan is a vertical axled rotating machine… …   Wikipedia

  • Anchor windlass — An anchor windlass within the forecastle on the main deck of the sailing ship Balclutha. The vertical shaft is rotated by a portion of the capstan above …   Wikipedia

  • Anchor — For other uses, see Anchor (disambiguation). Ploudalmézeau, anchor of Amoco Cadiz An anchor is a device, normally made of metal, that is used to connect a vessel to the bed of a body of water to prevent the vessel from drifting due to wind or… …   Wikipedia

  • anchor — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. berth, slip, buoy, grapnel, kedge; mainstay, safeguard; anchorman, woman, or person. v. cast anchor, moor; fix, attach, fasten; hold fast. See navigation, stability, communication, connection. II… …   English dictionary for students

  • capstan — [[t]kæ̱pstən[/t]] capstans N COUNT A capstan is a machine consisting of a drum that turns round and pulls in a heavy rope or something attached to a rope, for example an anchor …   English dictionary

  • capstan — n. 1 a thick revolving cylinder with a vertical axis, for winding an anchor cable or a halyard etc. 2 a revolving spindle on a tape recorder, that guides the tape past the head. Phrases and idioms: capstan lathe a lathe with a revolving tool… …   Useful english dictionary

  • capstan — /ˈkæpstən / (say kapstuhn) noun a device resembling a windlass but with a vertical axis, commonly turned by a bar or lever, and winding a cable, for raising weights (as an anchor) or drawing things closer (as a ship to its jetty). {Middle English …   Australian English dictionary

  • To come up the capstan — Come Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. ? to go, Skr. gam.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To heave up anchor — Heave Heave (h[=e]v), v. t. [imp. {Heaved} (h[=e]vd), or {Hove} (h[=o]v); p. p. {Heaved}, {Hove}, formerly {Hoven} (h[=o] v n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Heaving}.] [OE. heven, hebben, AS. hebban; akin to OS. hebbian, D. heffen, OHG. heffan, hevan, G.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sea shanty — For the song Sea Shanty by Quasi, see Featuring Birds For the album Sea Shanties by English band High Tide, see High Tide (band). Sailors sang shanties while performing shipboard labor A shanty (also spelled chantey , chanty ) is a type of work… …   Wikipedia

  • Glossary of nautical terms — This is a glossary of nautical terms; some remain current, many date from the 17th 19th century. See also Wiktionary s nautical terms, Category:Nautical terms, and Nautical metaphors in English. Contents: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R …   Wikipedia